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Pets of the week
We have Tucker at the Darke County Animal Shelter. He is a 3 month old Lab/Boxer mix. He is black and white with short hair. He is current on his shots and is a little sweetheart. He loves to play. We also have his brother Gunner. They will both make super friends and companions. He is looking for a good home and family. We have Gunner at the Darke County... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Maher wins 2014 Miss Annie Oakley title
YORK WOODS – In a contest having many sitting on the edge of their seats, 14-year-old Hayley Maher emerged as the top sharpshooter in the Miss Annie Oakley shootout, earning the title of Miss Annie Oakley 2014 on July 24. “I was excited,” said the 14-year-old Greenville High School freshman, mostly at a loss for words. She said this was her first attempt... read more 
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CBC Celebrates 50 Years of Saving Lives
DAYTON, Ohio - Patients arriving at Dayton hospitals in the early 1960’s with traumatic injury or in need of major surgery faced desperate uncertainties practically unheard of in America today.  Did the hospital have enough blood?  Was it a compatible blood type?  Could they get the blood needed in time? A new era in-patient care began Sept. 14, 1964 when Community Blood Center (CBC) opened the doors of the region’s first central... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Bruner awarded Eagles scholarship
GREENVILLE – The Greenville Eagles 2177 presented a scholarship through the Senior Scribes Scholarship Fund to 2014 Greenville High School graduate Kyle Bruner July 22. Kyle is the son of the late Kevin Bruner. Noting he appreciated the support of both the Lodge and SSSF, Kyle, who will be attending Wittenburg University, said he intends to pursue either an education or sports management degree... read more 
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Pets of the week
We have Peggie-Sue at the Darke County Animal Shelter. She is an 11 month old black lab. She is black with short hair. She is a friendly girl and a typical lab. She loves to play and run around. She will make a sweet companion and is ready for a new home. We have Emma at the Darke County Animal Shelter. She is a 10 month old beagle mix. She is brown and white with short hair. She is a nice girl and will make a great friend and companion... read more 
Community Blood Center recognizes milestone donors
DARKE COUNTY, OH — Community Blood Center congratulates all of the following donors for reaching their Blood Donation milestones.  Thanks to the generosity of all donors many lives have been saved. Donors are recognized for their Life Time Donations (LTD) Milestones.  Every time a donor donates any blood product it is a donation.  Life Time Donations are a total of all your blood product donations. 5 LTD - Carrie Adams, Devin Alt, Courtney Anderson... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Peace Pipe to be on display at Shawnee Prairie
GREENVILLE – “There were only three of these presented,” Deb Shiverdecker, assistant director of Darke County Parks said. She was holding the Silver Peace Pipe presented to the Shawanee Indian Tribe by General William Henry Harrison in 1814. The pipe will be on display in the Tecumseh Room at the Shawnee Prairie Preserve Nature Center beginning July 24, until September when it will be returned to its owner, the Kansas City... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Farm Power attendance, exhibitors up
GREENVILLE – “The guy lost his mind building this,” said Noel “Bud” Carpenter about his tractor train, built from various antique tractor pieces in 2007. He laughed then talked about some of the units, ranging from a water tank still painted in its original army colors to a small wagon and a two-wheeler looking somewhat like a chariot. They all rode on steel wheels, like many of their full-size ancestors. “No flat tires on these things,” he added... read more 
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Community Photos Update… Versailles Poultry Days, Versailles Bicycle Rodeo, Bob Robinson
Slow but sure, I’m getting photos ready for past community events. Just posted on our Community Events Photo Gallery are the Little Miss Poultry Days Competition, Miss Chick Pageant and Parade from the Versailles Poultry Days, and the Versailles Bicycle Rodeo annual event. Check out 84 Poultry Days photos and 16 Bicycle Rodeo photos. While you’re there, be sure to check out My Favorite Photos from 2012 and 2013… all 160 of... read more 
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Visitors Bureau welcomes new intern
GREENVILLE – The Darke County Visitors Bureau warmly welcomes 2014 Versailles High School graduate, Baleigh Reed to the team as a marketing intern. Miss Reed will be working with the bureau into the month of September, at which time she’ll begin her freshman year at The Ohio State University in Lima. Miss Reed has been in the office for about a week and has... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Cline, Shaw take Junior Fair Queen & King honors
GREENVILLE – “Dedication, determination, ambition… always have a smile on your face; let everyone know you are hardcore and you love it!” This is how 2014 Darke County Youth Fair Queen Jenna Cline responded to the question “What do you feel are the perfect characteristics that represent Darke County?” To the question “Is it better to fail or be successful?” 2014 Darke County Youth Fair King Thomas Shaw said “Actually, failure is better. It... read more 
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Boehner Congratulates 2013 Military Service Academy Nominees on Appointments
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today congratulated the 8th District’s 2013 Service Academy Nominees on receiving appointments to the United States Military Service Academies.  Congressman Boehner nominated the students for academy appointments in December of 2013. “One of my most important duties as a Member of Congress is nominating a select group of young men and women from our local area to our... read more 
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Annie’s Star Spangled Raffle Winners
Annie wants her friends to know who won the three major prizes in the Star Spangled Gala event. Annie was delighted with the sparkling success of the June Gala. All funds raised at the Gala go directly to support the efforts of the Garst Museum. Winners of accommodations for a weekend Gatlinburg get-a-way donated by Tom & Cindy Scott/Tom Scott Seed Service were Shirla and Denny Neff, Lynn Stark won the Apple iPad Air, and Marty Davis took... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Garst to unveil Dickey Medal of Honor for Veterans Day
GREENVILLE – On Nov. 15 Garst Museum will unveil the Official Display Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to U.S. Marine PFC Douglas E. Dickey of Ansonia in 1967. Dickey earned the medal for heroism during Operation Beacon Hill in Vietnam. He lost his life in battle saving those with him. Garst Museum Executive Director Clay Johnson sent a letter to the U.S. Marine Corps requesting Dickey’s Medal of Honor for... read more 
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Cancer Association receives donation from Flory Landscaping
Flory Landscaping and Lawn Care, Inc. are celebrating their 25th year of business and on Memorial Day weekend, they decided they wanted to give back to Darke County.  For the day, on May 24th, Florys asked the public to bring their quarters to purchase a hotdog and a fountain drink. 100% of the money collected was given to the local cancer association.  Flory’s stated they would like to thank you to all those who came out and supported such... read more 
Edison’s Connect to College program a success in its first year
Edison Community College and partnering Greenville, Piqua, and Sidney High Schools close the books on the first year of a two-year partnership for the college bound grant, Connect to College. TG Philanthropy’s awareness program, Adventures in Education, awarded Edison and the partnering high schools a grant in excess of $200,000 to help area students plan and complete their journey through higher education. During the 2013-2014 academic school year, over 750 students participated ... read more 
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Kiwanis May Student of the Month
GHS Principle Ken Neff honored the May Student of the Month Cheyann Beam at the Kiwanis July 16 meeting.  Cheyann has been in Cross Country and Track; Jazz Scene, Marching Band, and Concert Band; Varsity Calculus and NTHS.  She graduated 12 out of 220 in her class with a 4.153 GPA and received an Honors Diploma. Cheyann will attend U of Toledo and was accepted into The Jesup Scott Honors College, majoring in... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Mr. & Miss Red, White & Blue
ANSONIA – Addison Geyer and Andy Miller were named Ansonia’s 2014 Little Miss & Mr. Red, White & Blue just before the annual Independence Day parade on July 4. Both were dressed for the occasion with red, white and blue costumes looking like Miss Liberty and Uncle Sam. Addison, 5, the daughter of Michelle and Todd Geyer, told MC Kathy Cline she wanted to be a singer when she grew up. Andy, 6, the son of Scott and Shelley Miller... read more 
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Shelby United Way Awards Special Project Funding to BBBS
The Shelby County United Way has recently donated a special projects grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County.   This funding will be used by Big Brothers Big Sisters to hold an 8 week Summer Buddies program.  Through the Summer Buddies program, Big Brothers Big Sisters serve approximately 10-15 children under the age of 18. The children targeted will be “at-risk” youth in Shelby County who are currently waiting... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… It’s about independence, but also the candy
DARKE COUNTY – “Do you know what day this is?” Wednesday, Thursday, Friday! “Have you ever heard of Independence Day?” No! “Yes, you have,” his mom said. She added he was being grumpy… they had inadvertently arrived for the parade an hour early. They weren’t the only ones arriving early to the Ansonia Independence Day parade. A mother across the street was blowing... read more 
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Greenville Rotary donates to BBBS After School Program
The Greenville Rotary recently made a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County.  This donation was given as part of their annual Rotary Gives Back Luncheon held on June 24th at the Brick Room of the Brethren Retirement Community and will be used specifically for the Darke County after school program at Woodland Heights Elementary school. “The continued... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… New Steam Thresher attractions designed to entertain
YORK WOODS – Kendra Price was enjoying a family tradition… she was eating a watermelon slice cut with a buzz saw. Actually the watermelon wasn’t the tradition; going to the Steam Threshers Reunion was. Her family has been attending it for years. This unique method of slicing watermelon was a new offering for the 58th Annual Steam Threshers Reunion at York Woods. It was... read more 
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Midmark supports Darke County Special Olympics
Midmark has been a strong supporter of Darke County Special Olympics.  Mitch Eiting of Midmark is shown with several students at the 36th annual Track and Field Event.  Left to right:  students Morgan Pecha,  Franklin Monroe, Madisyn Bryant, MIkayla Yoder both Greenville South Middle students, and Jon Meyer... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Lawrence, Godown Little Mr. & Miss Firecracker
NEW MADISON – “I’m the Pledge of Allegiance!” said Leah Lawrence. Her favorite toy is a gold fish named Goldie. She likes baseball and did the Pledge of Allegiance for an appreciative crowd… Later she yelled “mom, dad, I won, I won.” She was named New Madison’s Little Miss Firecracker 2014. Jasen Godown was Uncle Sam and played the part by waving the American flag at every opportunity. He also recited the Pledge of Allegiance for an... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Annie Oakley Festival: Ten vie to be Miss Annie Oakley 2014
GREENVILLE – Ten young women will be vying for the honor of becoming Miss Annie Oakley 2014 during Annie Oakley Days July 25-27 at York Woods. They are (front left) Mariana Ramos, sponsored by Stebbens Excavating; Majenica Nealeigh, Farm Power of the Past; Shawna Osborne, Buckeye Cleaning Service; Katie Hurd, C. F. Poeppelman; Jennifer Maher, Western Ohio Podiatric Medical Center; Tara Goubeaux, Keller... read more 
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Spencer Landscaping Donates to The Gathering at Garst
The Gathering at Garst Committee would like to recognize Spencer Landscaping for their continued support of The Gathering at Garst. This is the fourth year that Spencer’s has generously donated to the landscaping on the grounds. Garst museum received a significant donation this spring from the family of museum director, Dr. Clay Johnson.  This donation was used to enhance the museum grounds with the planting of 24 large trees. Spencer... read more 
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Boosters golf tournament a success
The Annual Greenville Athletic Boosters’ Golf Tournament had another successful fundraiser; with 79 golfers, numerous volunteers and generous sponsorships this year!  The event was held at Turtle Creek Golf Course Saturday, June 28. “A great event ... said Boosters Past President and Committee Chair Dave Ernst…all that participated had a great time and raised money to benefit our athletic programs.  We raised $6777... read more 
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Donations in Action
Editor’s note: This was sent to one of our CNO readers in thanks for her support of the USO: There’s nothing like a cold drink and a hamburger hot off the grill. I can tell you from experience that’s especially true when you’re somewhere like Kandahar, Afghanistan. Thanks to you and thousands of other USO supporters who donated this month, we were able to deliver... read more 
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C.O.R.N. Newsletter… "Late" Applications of Nitrogen to Corn
Authors: Peter Thomison, Robert Mullen -- Persistent rains this year may force many growers to sidedress their nitrogen (N) in corn this year much later than what is considered normal. Other growers may be supplementing their earlier N applications to replace N lost from denitrification and leaching. The following are some suggestions from extension soil fertility specialists at Ohio State and Purdue University from past years that address... read more 
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Buckeye Dairy News… Managing Dairy Cows During Heat Stress
Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County, OSU Extension; From Sam Custer, OSU Extention, Darke County -- I like summer.  I enjoy those sunny, 80oF plus days.  A dairy cow has a completely different perspective.   Most of our dairy cows prefer cooler temperatures.  At a temperature-humidity index (THI) of 68, a dairy cow will begin to show a decrease in milk production as a result of mild heat stress.  This THI of 68 can be... read more 
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Blue Bag Media… Wright 80th birthday packs house
GREENVILLE – “I have never been to a party like this before…” This seemed to be a popular comment according to Don Wright following his 80th birthday celebration at Eagles Park Shade Road. More than 200 people attended, including public officials State Rep. Jim Buchy and Darke County Engineer Jim Surber. Wright is a well-known figure from Greenville’s early years... read more 
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Wayne Industries welcomes Versailles Vets, by Kathy Magoto
Members of the Versailles VFW Post #3849 and American Legion post #435 delivered a presentation of the proper etiquette of the American flag to those at Wayne Industries.  Mark Kunk, a past VFW commander and former trustee, spoke on proper flying of the United States flag.  He emphasized that the US flag is always positioned in a place of honor and handled with great respect.  Some of Kunk's presentation has been captured... read more 
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Harry D. and Esther Stephens Memorial supports arts in Darke County
Recently the Darke County Center for the Arts and the Anna Bier Gallery were named as recipients of funds from the Harry D. and Esther Stephens Memorial Fund.  According to Dianna Wagner, President of the Harry D. and Esther Stephens Memorial, “We are privileged to have both organizations as they benefit many people in Darke County. “ “The generous support from the Stephens... read more 
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Greenville High School Graduate Earns Environmental Scholarship
GREENVILLE, Ohio—July 1, 2014— Recent Greenville High School graduate Jalena LeMaster earned the Rumpke Darke County Scholarship for her commitment to environmental protection and sustainability. LeMaster plans to attend The Ohio State University in the fall and major in Agricultural Engineering. She was captain of the school dance team, a member of National Honor Society and volunteer at Western Buckeye Christian Service Camp... read more 
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